All posts by Laura Medina

Architectural Designer

Fuji Instax

Just over a year a go I bought a camera which I absolutely love. The Fuji Instax. It’s a resurgence of the Polaroid style camera, but the instant photos that are half the size. It’s fun and easy to use.

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RuMe Duffle

While browsing in the travel section at Target I came across this Duffle travel tote I absolutely love. It’s expandable, so I can carry it in my regular suitcase and pull it out if I need an extra bag. I tend to fill my regular suitcase and forget to plan for when I pick up souvenirs. This is the perfect solution. The loved the fabric pattern as well. Below is the style I purchased at Target.

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Travel Insurance

I’ve never thought twice about purchasing Travel Insurance, so when I recently booked a trip with a tour group that required I get insurance I was at a lose. I had no idea where to go or what to look for to get insurance. Just like getting health insurance it was completely overwhelming. I learned a few key points which I want to pass along. First, decide WHAT you need. This can totally change the cost and determine if you’ll end up paying hundreds of dollars. Paying to insurance that you get the cost of your trip refunded (airplane tickets, hotels, tours, etc.) if your trip gets cancelled or even interrupted is going to cost you the MOST. For example, my trip was around $3500. To get the above insurance was going to cost me on average $100-$200. Read more…